Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 9 June 2013

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    We're feeling very regal with music written for royalty by Scarlatti this morning, and we'll get a visit from some bears, including Winnie the Pooh!

    Sunday December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 06:55
      Title: Lullaby From The Westcoast Sleepers
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Duration: 2:17
    • 06:58
      Title: Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor Op. 21 - Movement Ii - Scherzando
      Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard
      Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard
      Duration: 4:27
    • 07:02
      Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:46
    • 07:06
      Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:09
      Title: The Firebird - Suite - Round Dance Of The Princesses
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 6:00
    • 07:15
      Title: Prince Ali
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 3:04
    • 07:19
      Title: Pastorale K446 In D
      Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman
      Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman
      Duration: 5:23
    • 07:25
      Title: Flute Concerto No.3 In D 'Il Gardellino' (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:29
      Title: The Three Little Pigs
      Performer(s): Various Composers
      Performer(s): Various Composers
      Duration: 6:20
    • 07:42
      Title: Franz Liszt The Famous Pianist
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Duration: 1:17
    • 07:43
      Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:47
      Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:37
    • 07:53
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Fossils
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 1:47

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